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's the latest from tokyo at this moment. back to you guys. >>> the crisis in japan has some people wondering about the safety of our nuclear plant. there are 104 facilities in this country, and one of them is in maryland at the coward cliffs plant, 50 miles from washington, d.c. and as derrick ward reports, officials there say a situation like the one in japan not likely here, but they say that they are ready just in case. >> reporter: a world away in japan, there is fear and uncertainty as damaged nuclear reactors lead to what's being called radiation anxiety among those potentially exposed and something more serious among those definitely exposed. in maryland, they're not anxious but not ignoring the events of japan either. >> we'll have industry experts deep deeply engaged with the aftermath to understand what went well, what didn't go well, and apply those lessons learned to our industry. >> reporter: the emergency operations facility near the plant is hub of the preparedness in the event of an incident where they would monitor everything from radiation output to media coverage of the ev
as a grave offense and said the men she has accused of filing criminal charges against her. >>> in japan today, another frightening turn in the struggle to contain radiation at the fukushima nuclear complex. two more workers were drenched with radioactive water today, while making repairs at that plant. the problem is, they have to keep pouring water onto that reactor that is leaking, and that water becomes contaminated and it's piling up. lee cowan has the latest now from tokyo. >> reporter: the biggest concern right now is trying to figure out how to balance not only keeping the reactors cool, but also what to do with all that radioactive water that's been collecting. the engineers say what they still have to do is pump that water in, to keep the fuel rods from melting down completely, which is obviously would be the worst case scenario, but every time they pump it back is more water they have to pump back out in order for the workers to get back in to find out what's causing the leak in the first place. the worry is as the water builds up it might spill out and make its way into the s
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